What is Lean

Lean is a managerial concept that results in the eradication of seven kinds of wastes that are classified as defects. These wastes that are classified as defects include: Over processing, motion, inventory, waiting, transportation and over production. This managerial concept also includes the provision of goods and services at a rate of 3.4 defects per a million opportunities (DPMO).The training for this managerial concept is provided through the belt based training system. The belt personnel are designated as: White belts, yellow belts, green belts, black belt and master black belt.

Who should pursue the Lean Managerial Concept?

  • There are many sectors that need the lean managerial concept.
  • Some of these sectors include: Healthcare sector, the insurance sector oil and gas sector, restaurants, travel and leisure sector airline sectors computers and electronics, construction automotive sector, energy sector, financial sector and the transportation/logistics sector.

Benefits of Lean

  • Training like never before. For all those who are trained in the lean managerial concept there is value that is added to them and to the company. The training is extremely statistical and project management oriented, empowering those who were trained.Training costs per one black belt are well justified by savings per project.

Top level Support

  • Universal cost oriented matrix and the new level of competition that the lean managerial concept provides easily acquired top level support.
  • Making better use of teams. Very efficient use of highly trained and empowered teams to locate and make improvements.
  • A new level of process comparison. The use of DPMO or Opportunity Divisible Defect Matrix allows comparisons for different divisions and departments or processes to processes within a company.
  • A new corporate attitude or culture.
  • The effective implementation of the lean managerial concept creates a new environment that is able to naturally promote the creation of continuous improvement method.

Business Impact

  • When there is proper and efficient training in as far as the lean managerial concept is concerned, it creates hierarchy champions for the company from the highest to lowest levels of the company.
  • Perfect examples of champions would include: executive champions, deployment champions and project champion’s etcetera.

New metrics

  • Proper use of metrics in the implementation of the lean managerial concept not only ties in (CTQ) Customer Critical to Quality needs with what is measured by a company but also allows processes within a company to be compared with each other using a single scale code DPMO( Defects Per Million Opportunities).

Our Approach

QSE adopts a “Ten Step Approach” to Implementation. This approach, designed and perfected by QSE, addresses each facet in an easy to implement manner. Tools merge with each other seamlessly and so effortlessly that the end product is a top-notch quality.